It’s spring in the mountains, but I wasn’t prepared for giant snowflakes and a snowstorm that covered spring flowers and dressed the budding trees in white. Santa Fe has a distinct history and a distinct style. The oldest state capitol city in the US, and the oldest city in New Mexico, it has been inhabited by people for thousands of years. Artists of all varieties are attracted to the area for the natural beauty and history, and also by the legacy left by the artists that have added to the city’s narrative over time. The very talented architect credited with leading the “Santa Fe” style is John Gaw Meem, but before Meem was an architect named William Penhallow Henderson who was already working in what we now consider the distinctive New Mexican…